How to Update a Very Boring Powder Room

I am having so much fun going through old photos and sharing these with you from our old house.  I am itching to start sharing stuff from the new house though so I need to get through these so I can start sharing what I have been slowly (oh so slowly it seems with a […]

Laundry Room Makeover (plus a giveaway for 3 gallons of Behr paint!)

This post sponsored by Behr paint.  All opinions expressed are solely mine. Oh I am SOOO excited to share this makeover with you today!  Yes, my laundry room has undergone a pretty major makeover over the last few weeks including new paint, removing wallpaper, installing wood shelving and a cabinet, and all new décor.  It […]

New $4.00 thrift store light fixture in the kitchen (Kitchen Makeover)

Next step in the kitchen makeover was doing something about that not very pretty fluorescent light!  If you have missed the previous kitchen makeover posts you can check out the before pictures here (oh, those wood edged laminate countertops – so glad those are gone!), picking out and ordering new laminate countertops from Home Depot, 10+ beautiful […]

New headboard for the guest bedroom

So remember this metal headboard I bought at my parking lot yard sale few weeks ago?  I paid $20 for it plus he threw in bed rails too. Turns out it is from Wal-mart and is $49.84 on their site and doesn’t come with rails – so I think I got a pretty good deal! […]

Spray painted yard sale stool and metal décor piece for guest bedroom

I should have proclaimed this “Rustoleum spruces up my guest bedroom” week.   Instead of my normal Friday Faves + Frugal Finds post, I am going to to show you some recent yard sale finds I gave a spray paint makeover for my guest bedroom.  You can see the spray painted mirror I shared earlier this […]

Mirror, mirror on the wall–it’s time for your second spray paint makeover!

I feel like I am currently working and making over every room in my house right now.  Truth is I am just trying to finish and actually decorate most of our house. So you will be seeing lots of projects and a few rooms you have never seen before over the next several months. Toda’s […]

Sprucing up the outdoors for Spring with spray paint

With the arrival of spring, out comes the gardening gloves and shovels, the rake and broom, the pressure washer, and yes… the spray paint! We finally had some days without rain last week and I pretty much emptied my whole front porch onto the driveway and got to refreshing it all with some spray paint.  […]

When sometimes trying to be frugal turns out to be a big fat FAIL

DIY, decorating, being a homeowner,  and trying to be frugal isn’t always easy.  And sometimes it just fails…  I don’t want to give you this rosy picture that I buy Pottery Barn furniture at yard sale prices to furnish my home and it looks like a catalog and is always perfectly neat and tidy at […]

$2.00 yard sale candlesticks makeover

Remember those candlesticks I picked up a few weeks back at a yard sale for $2.00?  I finally got them painted and redone.  This is what I was starting with… wood multi-colored candlesticks First I spray painted them with Rustoleum gloss white spray paint. But I was wanting them to have more of a weathered/antiqued […]

DIY Mercury Glass Pumpkin (how to turn any glass into mercury glass) – 31 Days of Fall Inspiration

This post is part of a series – “31 days of Fall Inspiration”  You can read all the posts in this series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss anything you can sign up to have every post sent to your emailor follow me on facebook. I don’t know about you but I LOVE […]